Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tag: Accessibility

Use your voice to access the world with a new Android app

Everyone can benefit from hands-free support when using technology, but for the 62 million people in the U.S. with motor and mobility impairments, it...

Freewheeling bush adventures in a wheelchair

Wheelchair access gets a whole new meaning Her studies were almost over and alumna, Helen Smith, had plans. Then a single event meant she had...

Access Trax – Beach Trax Portable Temporary Wheelchair Pathway

Beach Trax is a lightweight, foldable temporary pathway designed to increase access for wheelchair users over uneven terrain such as sand, gravel, dirt, or...

Modified wheelchair that climbed Snowdon crowned at Remap awards

A modified wheelchair pieced together so that a campaigner could use it to climb Mount Snowdon is one of the winning pieces of equipment...

Retracting Staircases Transform Into Wheelchair Lifts Democratising Access Across London

In an inspiring example of inclusive design, Sesame Access offers a solution to one of wheelchair-users biggest difficulties when navigating the urban environment. The...
The 10 Best Cities for Accessibility

The 10 Best Cities for Accessibility

Metro DC, Salt Lake City, and Tampa are leading the way in accessibility for housing, public transit, attractions and healthcare. With Global Accessibility Awareness Day...

Building better maps for the disability community

Google and a slew of startups are including accessibility information in apps to help people navigate the world if they use wheelchairs or have...

Adaptive Automotive Equipment Options for People with Spinal Cord Injuries

https://vimeo.com/252725145 This webinar will highlight a range of topics pertaining to adaptive automotive equipment for personal use and information for allied health care practitioners and...

No Flipping Excuses

https://youtu.be/ezW3R7OPaiY Changing the lives for those that are living with a disability. Their mission is to provide a home to person or family that has...

‘Paralyzed bride’ has a message for drivers who make it tough to access parking...

Rachelle Friedman Chapman – known by many as “the paralyzed bride” – is calling attention to the way people park in and around handicap-accessible...